Birth, Deaths & Marriages

BIRTHS
JONES — Craig and Nicola Jones (née Wilson) are delighted to announce the birth of their gorgeous son, Mitchel Harry, born on Tuesday, 11th June 2019 at Dumfries and Galloway Hospital. A lovely little brother for Ryan and a first grandson for Allan and Catherine Jones.
DEATHS
HAINING — On 14th June, 2019, at University Hospital Ayr, John Haining, aged 79, beloved husband of Molly Young and father of Gary and Gordon Haining. Former husband of Diane Kinniburgh. Funeral for friends and family only by invite.
LYNCH — Peacefully at Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Thursday 20th June, 2019, Agnes Lynch aged 89 years of Thorney Croft, Stranraer. Formerly of Lochans and Glenluce. Funeral on Thursday 20th June, 2019. Service in St. Joseph's Church, Stranraer at 11.30 a.m. All friends respectfully invited. Thereafter private, Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Thorney Croft on retiral from church.
PARK — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Sunday 16th June 2019, Brian Park JP, aged 80 years, of Cairnsmore, Hillhead, Stranraer. Beloved husband of Ilene, dearly loved stepdad and papa of the family. Funeral Service to which all friends are respectfully invited at Trinity Church of Stranraer, on Monday 24th June 2019 at 12 noon. Thereafter interment at Glenjorrie Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Galloway Community Hospital on retiral from church.
RIGBY — Peacefully at Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Saturday 15th June, 2019, Jack Worthington Rigby M.B.E. aged 87 years of Gabsnout, Glenluce. Loving and dearly loved husband of Liz, loving father of Karen, Jacqueline and Yvonne, much loved grandpops and great grandpops of all the family. Funeral on Thursday 27th June 2019. Service at Roucan Loch Crematorium by Dumfries at 2.00 p.m. All friends respectfully invited, no flowers please. Donations if desired in aid of Cancer Research on retiral from crematorium or to John McNeil funeral directors, Mansewood, Dalrymple Street, Stranraer.
THOMSON — Peacefully at home on Friday 14th June 2019, Frederick Thomson, of Fawnmore, Rowanshill, Stranraer. Dearly loved partner of Anne Cairns. Funeral Service to which all friends are respectfully invited, at St Ninians, Lewis Street, Stranraer, on Tuesday 25th June 2019, at 11 a.m. Thereafter interment at the Glebe Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Prostate Cancer UK on retiral from service.
WHITELAW — Peacefully on Thursday 13th June 2019, in the Alexandra Unit, at D.G.R.I. Joan Whitelaw aged 79 years, of Clauchrie cottage, Kirkinner. A much loved wife of Alex, a loving mother of Janice and Karen, also of the late baby Alexander and a devoted granny and great-granny to the family. Funeral private at her request.
IN MEMORIAM
BOE — Our darling son, Stephen, was parted from us on 22nd June, 2001, age 30. God gave us a wonderful son His memory will never grow old He fashioned his smile out of sunshine He moulded his heart of pure gold He needed a new star in Heaven A beautiful light to shine So out of this old world of sorrow He chose that darling son of ours. — Love Mum and Dad xx.
BOE — Fondest memory of my loving brother, Stephen, who passed away 22nd June, 2001. You were a loving brother A pal so good and true A better brother never lived Your equals are but few. — Love sister, Angela x. Remembrance of our uncle Stephen. No need for words We will never forget you. — Nephews, Dean, Stephen and great niece Ellie-Rose xxx.
CHALMERS — In loving memory of a dear son, brother and uncle, William Thomas, who died 18th June, 2007. One gift you cannot buy That rare and true The gift of a wonderful Son Like the one we had in you. Always in our hearts. — Dad and Cathy. When your beautiful heart stopped beating My heart just broke in two. Knowing that here on earth There will never be another brother like you. — Claire, Jayson and Family. Always thinking of you. — Love Siobhan, Alan, Makala, Lacey and Kyren.
MCKIE, JEAN (SHEILA) — In loving memory of a dear wife, mother and grandmother, who died 25th June, 2018. By wisdom a house is built Through understanding it is established Through knowledge rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. — Tom and all the family.
PATTERSON — In loving memory of a dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Jessie, died 20th June, 2008. Also remembering father John and brothers John and Wullie. When twilight hour draws near And sunset frames the sky We think of you, dear mother And happy days gone by Thoughts of you come drifting back Within our dreams to stay To know that you are resting When the twilight ends the day. — Betty, Karen, Pablo, Robert, Yasmin and Chelsey.
REID — In loving memory of a dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Margaret, who died 18th June, 2014. Also remembering a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle, Lewis, who died 2nd May, 2016. Those we love don't go away They walk beside us every day. — Love from all the Family.
SAUL (NÉE NELSON) — In memory of a much loved wife and mum, Jessie, who passed away 21st June, 2018. Gone are the days we used to share But in our hearts you're always there Never more than a thought a way Loved and remembered every day. — Your loving husband Jimmy and daughters Barbara, Margaret, Sandra, Alison and Families.
WALLACE — With love we remember our beloved parents Janet, who died on 17th June, 2017 and George, who died on 29th November, 2015. Ae fond kiss and then we sever Ae farewell, alas for ever. — Doreen, George and Bryan.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
JOLLY — The family of the late Bill Jolly would like to thank all relatives and friends for their kindness and support received throughout Bill's illness and for the many cards, flowers and messages of sympathy received during our recent sad loss. Special thanks to district nurses for their care, attention and support shown to Bill, it was above and beyond their duties, to the Rev. Canon Nigel, Newton for his ministrations to everyone who attended the service at Roucan Loch Crematorium and kindly donated the sum of £550. 00 to Marie Curie and Whithorn Surgery, to Caledonian Hotel for catering and to James Hawthorn and Forsyth Galloway for funeral professional services.
LISI — The family of the late Mrs Maria Toti Lisi would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Doctors, nurses and staff of the Galloway Community Hospital for their care and kindness. Father Neil O'Donnell for kind ministrations, Crown Hotel Portpatrick for excellent catering and Stuart McNeil for professional funeral arrangements.
MCAULAY — The family of the late Allan McAulay would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. All staff of the Galloway Community Hospital for their care and kindness. Rev. Stephen Ogston for kind ministrations, Clashwhannon for catering and Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for excellent arrangements.
MCINTYRE — Betty, Rona and John would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received following the sad passing of their dad Ronnie. Many thanks to all the staff at Newton Stewart Hospital, Rev. Edward Lyons for his kind ministrations and words of comfort, special thanks to Gordon Leckie for all his support to the family and for professional and compassionate funeral arrangements. — 2 Wallace Place, Minnigaff.
PARLANE — Raymond and the family of the late Wilma Parlane, wish to thank all relatives friends and neighbours for the lovely cards, flowers and kind words received in their recent sad bereavement, special thanks to the district nurses for all their care, sincere thanks to the Rev. Eric Boyle for his kind ministrations and words of comfort, the sum of £691.29 was collected at the service and was donated personally to the district nurses, as per Wilma's wishes, also to Ian Broll for his professional and compassionate support with the funeral arrangements. — 11 Beddie, Crescent, Wigtown.
RENNIE — The family of the late Sarah (Sadie) Rennie would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy and support received in their recent sad bereavement. Doctors, Nurses and staff of The Galloway Community Hospital and staff of Millburn Court for all their care and kindness. The Rev. Pam Bellis for kind ministrations, Football Club for catering and Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for excellent professional services.
STEEL — The family of the late Janet Steel would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. The Galloway Celebrant Robert Hogg for his service and Stuart McNeil for Funeral arrangements.